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Millennials Looking for Student Loan Reimbursement From Employers CAREERS POSTED BY TERRI WILLIAMS ON MARCH 11, 2016 AT 5:05 PM While installing a climbing wall, relaxing the company’s dress code, or serving organic food may make one company sound cooler than the competitors, it turns out that millennials would prefer to receive help with the

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Forty million Americans have student debt. Together, they owe more than a trillion dollars — an amount that has doubled since the great recession. Americans now have more student loan debt than debt from credit cards, car loans, and home equity lines of credit. country, interests rates as high as 11, 12 and 13 percent.<br/><br/>We

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Mortgage modification fraudsters admit guilt in brazen, predatory scheme California men accused of preying on struggling homeowners February 19, 2016 KEYWORDS  LOAN MOD SCAMS LOAN MODIFICATION MORTGAGE FRAUD MORTGAGE FRAUD INVESTIGATIONMORTGAGE MODIFICATION U.S. ATTORNEY’S OFFICE A pair of California residents pleaded guilty in Connecticut federal court this week to charges that they conspired to defraud

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Student loan debt forgiveness is a hot topic these days and predatory companies are doing their best to cash in on it. These companies call, email and post ads on social media looking for distressed borrowers who will believe the too good to be true claims. Some companies promise thousands of dollars

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Refinancing debt to consolidate multiple loans into a single one is a standard of debt management. Sometimes it’s to get access to a more favorable interest rate. Sometimes it’s to reduce the monthly payment requirements by stretching them out of a longer repayment period. And in some cases, it’s just for the administrative ease and

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Student loan debt: America’s next big crisis Mitchell D. Weiss, Credit.com8:48 a.m. EDT August 23, 2015 (Photo: Thinkstock) 1481CONNECT 207TWEET 245LINKEDIN 107COMMENTEMAILMORE The Federal Reserve Bank of New York released its latest Report on Household Debt and Credit Developments, and the news isn’t good for student-borrowers. As of the second calendar quarter ending June 30,

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Federal vs. Private Loans Private Student Loans Private student loans are those which are secured through a private lending institution based on the applicant’s credit. It is no different than a mortgage, car loan, or credit card. The only difference involves bankruptcy. As of October 2005, most private education loans cannot be discharged through bankruptcy.

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Student Loan Basics These days it is almost impossible for most students to attend college without some kind of financial aid. Most students who apply for aid receive student loans. There are two main sources for such loans; Private loans and Federal loans. Private loans are issued by private banks and are based on the

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The Supreme Court May Weigh In on a Student Debt Battle One deeply indebted student borrower may become an unlikely hero to the 41 million Americans with education debt. Natalie Kitroeff October 19, 2015 — 2:44 PM EDT Mark Tetzlaff is a 57-year-old recovering alcoholic who has been convicted on misdemeanor victim intimidation and domestic

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